Herbs Tips

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What can I do use as a hair rinse?

Rosemary Vinegar

Rosemary vinegar can be used as a hair rinse as well as in cooking

How do I know when my herbs are dry?

Drying Herbs

Herbs are dried when brittle. Their leaves shatter when rubbed together.

Why has my pickled garlic turned blue?

Pickled Garlic

Raw garlic contains an enzyme that if not inactivated by heat reacts with sulphur and copper, to form copper sulphate. The amount of copper needed for this reaction is very small and is frequently found in normal water supplies, and in some utensils. Blue garlic is still safe to eat, although if other signs of spoilage are present, discard.

Can I store herbs in oil?

Herbs In Oil

You can also store herbs for several months submerged in oil. Use the herbs and/or the oil in sauces, on garlic bread, etc.

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